Tony Romo

Career Earnings: $127,420,000
Career APY: $9,101,429
Total Guarantees: $53,830,000
Largest Cash Payment: $26,500,000 (2013)
Largest Cap Hit: $20,835,000 (2016)
  • Date of Birth: April 21, 1980
  • Height: 6' 2"
  • Weight: 236
  • College: Eastern Illinois
  • Entry: 2003 Undrafted Free Agent (Cowboys)

Contract History

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Cowboys UDFA Expired 2003 2 $540,000 $270,000 $10,000 $540,000 100.0% $270,000
Cowboys ERFA Renegotiated 2005 2 $1,880,000 $940,000 $320,000 $700,000 37.2% $700,000
Cowboys Extension Renegotiated 2006 1 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $2,000,000 $3,180,000 106.0% $3,180,000
Cowboys Extension Renegotiated 2007 6 $67,500,000 $11,250,000 $11,500,000 $57,500,000 85.2% $9,583,333
Cowboys Extension Terminated 2013 6 $108,000,000 $18,000,000 $40,000,000 $65,500,000 60.6% $16,375,000
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Cowboys 14 $127,420,000 $9,101,429 $107,820,000 0.0% $19,600,000 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2003 Cowboys $225,000 $5,000 $0 $0 $0 $230,000 0.3% $235,000
2004 Cowboys $305,000 $5,000 $0 $0 $0 $310,000 0.4% $305,000
2005 Cowboys $380,000 $20,000 $150,000 $20,000 $0 $0 $550,000 0.6% $700,000
2006 Cowboys $900,000 $1,150,000 $280,000 $0 $0 $2,330,000 2.3% $3,180,000
2007 Cowboys $6,000,000 $2,916,666 $0 $0 $0 $8,916,666 8.2% $17,500,000
2008 Cowboys $605,000 $3,962,499 $0 $0 $0 $4,567,499 3.9% $12,880,000
2009 Cowboys $620,000 $3,962,499 $0 $0 $0 $4,582,499 3.7% $620,000
2010 Cowboys $8,500,000 $3,962,499 $0 $0 $0 $12,462,499 -- $8,500,000
2011 Cowboys $810,000 $5,600,499 $0 $0 $0 $6,410,499 5.3% $9,000,000
2012 Cowboys $825,000 $7,235,503 $0 $0 $0 $8,060,503 6.7% $9,000,000
2013 Cowboys $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $10,318,835 $0 $0 $0 $11,818,835 9.6% $26,500,000
2014 Cowboys $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $10,773,000 $0 $0 $0 $11,773,000 8.9% $13,500,000
2015 Cowboys $1,000,000 $13,973,000 $0 $0 $0 $14,973,000 10.5% $17,000,000
2016 Cowboys $8,500,000 $12,335,000 $0 $0 $0 $20,835,000 13.4% $8,500,000
Total $31,170,000 $76,350,000 $300,000 $0 $0 $107,820,000   $127,420,000
Dead Money History
Team Year Cap Charge Cash Paid
Cowboys 2017 $10,700,000 $0
Cowboys 2018 $8,900,000 $0
Total$19,600,000$0